reflexology

BODYWORK THERAPIES

TUI NA & ACUPRESSURE

Tui Na is the Chinese Medical Massage, meaning "push" and "hold". The practitioner uses massage and manipulation (acupressure) to stimulate acupuncture points with the goal of releasing energy blockages and returning the body to balance. It is used for both acute and chronic musculoskeletal conditions and promotes stress-relief.

MYOFASCIAL RELEASE

Myofascial Release treats the thin, web-like system of connective tissue that surrounds the muscles in the entire body. This therapy is used to release muscular shortness and tightness.

DEEP TISSUE

Specific muscle groups below the superficial muscle layer are targeted through the use of muscle stripping and trigger point therapy with the purpose of releasing local restrictions.

SWEDISH (RELAXATION) MASSAGE

This type of massage promotes general relaxation by relieving stress and tension through the use of long, gliding strokes, kneading, and muscle stretching. Various lotions or oils are applied to the skin to facilitate the massage process.

CHAIR MASSAGE

A good starter massage. Fully clothed, massage of head, neck, shoulders, back, arms and hands. No oils are used.   Can be scheduled on-site for groups.

At the time of your appointment your massage therapist will discuss pressure preferences and customize the session to meet your specific health and wellness needs. Your massage may incorporate Eastern and Western massage technique

INDICATIONS

• Anxiety and stress
• Chronic pain
• Insomnia
• Arthritis
• Headaches
• Injuries
• Depression
• Vertigo
• Reduced range of motion
• Sinusitis
• Frozen shoulder
• Digestive disorders
• Lower back and neck pain
• Plantar fasciitis


 

Massage 

Please contact the Fitness Center for info about Massage Therapy

 

 


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ENHANCE YOUR MASSAGE

AROMATHERAPY

Complimentary essential oils may be used to enhance your relaxation.

HOT COMPRESS WITH ESSENTIAL OILS

Essential oils and a warm, moist towel are placed on your back, giving you time to relax your mind and soothe your back, better preparing you for your massage.


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FOOT REFLEXOLOGY

kirsten van gelder,
certified reflexologist

By appointment:

608.371.3789

krstnvangelder@gmail.com


101 EAST MAIN STREET  •  CAMBRIDGE, WI